Bill Simmons Is Sad About The Sports Emmys, So We Made A Prize For Him

It breaks our hearts whenever a big-name writerer—someone like Bill Simmons, or Chris Jones, or Jason Whitlock—doesn't get the temporal recognition from an elite sliver of elite opinion that he (and it's always he) demands. These men DESERVE their awards. They DESERVE to be showered in garlands and sprayed with Korbel… » 5/08/13 6:30pm 5/08/13 6:30pm

Esquire Writer Is Sad He Won't Win A National Magazine Award, So We…

We at Deadspin can't bear the thought of hardworking, important, tell-it-like-it-is writers being denied the pleasure of winning major awards. That's why we were heartbroken to learn this week that Chris Jones, a former blogger and current writer for Esquire and ESPN and the winner of two (2) National Magazine Awards,… » 4/03/13 2:40pm 4/03/13 2:40pm

Jason Whitlock Is Sad He Can't Win A Pulitzer, So We Made A Special…

We at Deadspin can't bear the thought of hardworking, important, tell-it-like-it-is writers being denied the pleasure of winning major awards. That's why we were so heartbroken this morning for Fox Sports columnist and nascent dwarf planet Jason Whitlock, who took to his alma mater's daily newspaper to pour out his… » 2/07/13 11:10am 2/07/13 11:10am